The Clovers by Asia Green Group

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槟城,是个有山有海,又有着世界文化遗产而闻名的城市,是个好风水的居住宝地。

槟城曾被雅虎网站选为世界八大退休后最适合居住城市排名第四,槟城是唯一入选的亚洲城市。槟城亦在2013年获选入“亚洲最宜居城市”的名单,取得第八名。2014年,槟城也获得“全球40大最佳旅游景点”美誉,在排名中获得第八位。

最近有朋友想在槟城置业,正在寻找有没有一些比较适合一家人居住的产业。

由于市场上有不少的新旧产业,所以买家必须先确定一下,您想找的到底是二手房或是新楼盘?有了这方向和概念,才容易搜到心想之盘。果然没多久,朋友告知看中了一个新楼盘,那项目称之为 The Clovers,发展商为 Asia Green Group.

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依据了解,这个项目以全面盖好与交楼,不需再等待3年的建筑期!

其地理位置是相对的卓越,就坐落在 Jalan Tun Datuk Ismail Hashim 和 Jalan Tun Dr.Awang 的中央。在 1-2 公里的范围内就能找到 7 Eleven 便利店,星巴克和麦当劳呢!距离 5-10 分钟车程,也可以抵达槟城国际机场,槟城第二大桥,Queensbay 商场,和 Straits 国际学校!

The Clovers 一共有三栋大楼,分别为 Spes (希望), Fides (信念) Fortuna (幸运),高达 42 层楼,总单位有 892 间所有单位设计都是角头间 (Corner Lot),景观方面亦可看见飞机场,槟岛第二大桥和辽阔的海景呢!

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现今时代,顾客会较注重与偏爱有豪华设施的公寓,哪一栋楼的设备越齐全豪华,就越占优势。The Clovers 公寓在这方面的设施是相当摩登与齐全的,肯定能满足到买家所需。这里的设施包括有无边泳池,户外按摩浴缸,水上户外健身房,14,000 方尺的森林公园,儿童游乐场,烧烤区,和半个篮球场。

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再来的是,The Clovers 之外墙景观与入口处,设计够大体和壮观,一点都不输酒店的门面气派。重点,这边房子的 A 和 B 款设计是各附有 2 部私人电梯的哦!对,您没看错,发展商确实够大方,处处满足于客户的需求,也是非常罕有的奢华享受。来这里居住的朋友,不但享有足够的私隐,还能在朋友面前小炫富一下,哈哈!

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若以投资的角度,发展商现在卖的价格其实算是还蛮合理的 (大概就 RM400 / 方尺起跳)。The Clovers 的临近地皮其实很多都以被发展商收购了,比如有 Sunway, Ideal, Mah Sing 等等。由于槟城土地有限,寸土尺金,房产价格一般只会不断上涨。The Clovers 这个地段的价值,未来肯定会陆续提升。

槟城的交通大蓝图中,也还有包括3条大道,海底隧道,轻快铁,单轨火车,电车等基本设施待启动。只要上述任何一项工程开始施工,一定会带动附近的房产增值。

发展商目前还有一些保留单位,据了解现在会开始陆续开放给大众购买。有意向的读者们,你们也不妨联系一下发展商,淘一下有没有适合自己的房子吧。

Asia Green Group
36A Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050
Georgetown, Penang

For more info, please contact: http://bit.ly/2CmVp7w
Website: http://www.the-clovers.com/main.html

The Riyang @ Happy Garden Kuchai Lama by Suntrack Development

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Last week, before heading back to Ipoh, I drove from Melaka to KL to visit Suntrack’s latest development called The Riyang @ Happy Garden

At first, I thought this must be another stereotype concept of condominium design. But after listening to the developer’s presentation and walked through their Sales Gallery and Show Units, I felt impressed and convinced. For those who wanted to buy for family stay, either you are a home upgrader or thinking to move from landed house to high-rise condominium, you should come and check this out.

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Today, I am happy to share with you guys some of the property insights about this development. Shall we start now?

The Riyang is actually a combination of two Malay words – “Ria” and “Sayang”, in English it means “Happy” and “Lovely”.

The Riyang @ Happy Garden is 35 stories of high rise luxurious condominium built over 2.03 acres freehold land. It is a pure residential development with just 212 exclusive units, and only 8 units per floor.

It is strategically located between the Kuala Lumpur City Centre and Petaling Jaya. It takes only 15-20 minutes driving distance to reach either KLCC or Mid Valley City. The nearby highway accessibilities are superbly convenient, some of the major connecting highways are like New Pantai Expressway, KL-Seremban Highway, Maju Express Highway and Besraya Expressway.

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The Riyang @ Happy Garden 优雅高端的温馨家庭式公寓

The Riyang @ Happy Garden 优雅高端的温馨家庭式公寓

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上星期趁要北上回怡保的路程时,去拜访了在吉隆坡 Happy Garden 旧古仔的一个高端公寓新项目 – The Riyang @ Happy Garden!

原以为这又会是另一项传统的公寓设计概念。没想到,经过发展商友们的讲解后,竟让我改观许多。原来他们就是 Cyberjaya Kanvas @ Soho 项目的发展商 – Suntrack Development Sdn Bhd。

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在聆听讲解的过程中,让我感受深刻的是,这家公司老板特别花心思,他们运用了许多人性化的设计方案,处处要求完美,从小细节着手,带出家的味道!我觉得买家们可以去多询问与了解这方面的小细节,必定会让您有所收获。

The Riyang 坐落在 Happy Garden 一片面积 2.03 英亩的永久产权地上。地理位置卓越,为吉隆坡市区与八打灵再也中间,出入非常便捷。15至20分钟即可抵达 KLCC 和谷中城 Mid Valley。交通网络完善,可轻易取道多条大道,如 New Pantai Expressway、KL-Seremban Highway、Maju Express Highway 和 Besraya Expressway。

邻近社区还包括有Kuchai Lama, Taman Desa, Salak South, Desa Petaling, OUG, Sri Petaling 和 Bukit Jalil。我也觉得居住在比较成熟的社区会比较占优势,基本的建设与设施起码都比较完善,比如有学校,商铺和购物商场。

The Riyang 是一座拥有35楼层高的豪华公寓,总单位有212户每层则只有8户单位!每个户型都专属家庭式设计格局。室内建筑面积分别有1477, 1593,1776,1884 和 2798 等平方尺。最小间的有3+1房,而最大的则有 6+1房

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UNA Service Apartments at Peel Road by Selangor Dredging Berhad

UNA at Peel Road by SDB

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Another unique architectural masterpiece – UNA @ Peel, is coming soon in Kuala Lumpur City, by the renowned lifestyle property developer – Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB).

UNA draws inspiration from the early skyscrapers in New York, using a single material with strong vertical emphasis on its external facade. The podium is articulated with structured vertical bands of vent blocks to create a calm and civic presence at the scale of a city block and this also provides natural ventilation at the carpark.

Open areas and facilities at UNA come with arched openings and a cohesive design approach can be seen through the different elements in the building, to give a strong and distinctive identity e.g. diagonal floor patterns, inflected balconies, decorative balcony railings. The public areas are designed to suit contemporary lifestyles, where boundaries between home and work, private and social are blurred.

UNA is located at the intersection of Jalan Peel and Lorong Peel situated between Sunway Velocity and Sekolah Kebangsaan Yaacob Laatif in Kuala Lumpur. It keeps you connected through an extensive network of roads, highways and MRT Stations, hypermarkets & shopping centres, primary, secondary and international schools, colleges & universities and medical centres.

And just a stone throw away from Velocity Mall.

UNA Nearby Amenities

The total project site is 0.95 acres (equivalent to 3,859 sqm)

The development consist of:-
– 2 Basement Carparks
– 1-Storey Ground Floor Retail Units (6 units)
– 8-Storey of Carpark Podium (L1–L8)
– 1-Storey Facility Deck (L9) with Mezzanine Level
– 36-Storey Serviced Apartment (L10 – L45) 316 units
– Rooftop Sky Deck (L46)
The built up areas range from 807sf – 1346sf

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View of the Sky Garden on the Roof Deck

 

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Living and travelling at the country’s central hub of transportation

The Kuala Lumpur Sentral CBD is the perfect hub of transportation in Malaysia, whether it is for short or long haul. It is a purpose-built development designed to offer excellent accessibility and connectivity, and is built to be fully integrated with Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s largest and world class transportation hub.

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The Kuala Lumpur Sentral CBD provides intra-city, inter-city and global connectivity with its combination of seven major rail systems, namely the KLIA Express Rail Link, KLIA Transit, Putra LRT, Star LRT, KTM Komuter, KTM Intercity, KL Monorail, and upcoming Mass Rail Transit (MRT) extensions.

The comprehensive integrated network of railways at KL Sentral makes living in its vicinity a truly convenient experience. Amongst the last few remaining new developments in this precious hub is the Sentral Suites by MRCB.

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Why Real Estate Is Always a Sound Investment

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Malaysia was hit hard by the Asian financial crisis 20 years ago. Although the market has substantially recovered after government intervention, it slumped again in 2009 due to the increase in the base lending rate and an oversupply of retail properties. In addition to that, property prices have risen by 8% in 2014 and a whopping 77% since 2004.

In view of these past events, Malaysians are hesitant to invest in real estate. A successful investment requires proper risk management as well as the skilful balancing of risk and expected return. With the correct implementation, real estate can be a safe and profitable form of investment.

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Converting Your Property Into A Homestay Business

On 21 November 2014 (Friday), I have an article published at NST 1Klassifieds Cover. I have not update it at my blog because I am waiting for the softcopy.

Finally I got the softcopy of my own article from NST this afternoon :)

The first time I requested for the  softcopy, they told me it is their copyright, cannot be given unless are some free articles that can be downloaded from their website. Unfortunately my article is not published at the website for free download!!

After 2 weeks, I tried to request again! Over the phone, I was given a price tag to buy the softcopy. I wrote in to them again to request, and asking if I need to buy the softcopy what is the price? Then I got their reply, they will give it to me for FREE (only for first time), next round when I request for such article softcopy, I have to pay for it!!

Hmmm….what an experience huh??!!

Enjoy reading…

This is the similar article published in Eyes Property Magazine Vol.6 in Malacca; Home360 Magazine in Singapore and this is the latest version by local newspaper New Strait Times 1Klassifieds.

Thanks Gerald Chuah for supporting me :)

If anyone need HomeStay consultation, do let me know, I can introduce my friend based in Malacca to you. Let them help you design and plan your property into homestay in an economic yet profitable way.

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Dual Key Property – What Is It?

A Dual Key Concept Property is one which (usually) has a self contained studio accessed by a door, inside the main apartment. There is a common hallway, but separate lockable doors to each section. So the title belongs to one owner, but they can rent out the each portion separately, or live in one and rent the other.

The advantage is higher yield and/or income. You could live in the main part and rent the smaller part out, so you get income to help with the mortgage. Or let both parts out separately.

For Family:
Your elderly parents stay in the studio, while your wife and kids stay in the 2BR or 3BR next door.

For Young Investor:
Rent out the studio to working professionals, yourself stay in the 2BR unit; or vice versa, when you are still single, you stay at studio, rent out the bigger space to small family.

Growing Family:
At first, you rent out the smaller unit, but when your kid grows up, they request for own privacy, and you as their parent you don’t want them to stay far away from you, let them stay next door, yet their privacy are assured.

See the below example for Dual Key Concept Apartment

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怡保 - 最新房地产投资热点?

今天 (16 Nov 2014) 吃过午饭后,就跑去 711 买了两份报纸来看,其中一份 The Star,里边就看到有以下的这个报导。在这里和大家分享一下。

其实在几个月前,我出席一项房地产盛会时就有听说过这个项目了。今天再次看到相关的报导。

的确,现在在怡保已经陆陆续续看到发展商开始推出豪华公寓项目了。一般是因为有公寓设施,方便小孩和大人在不用出门也可以享用到这种便利!再来的就是,住在公寓里相对比较安全,还有多层以及更健全的保安系统。

以下是英语的报导,我就不翻译了,你们自己读一下。他们要搞一个房地产考察团去怡保呢,呵呵,真没想到哈!

不久的将来,会不会有更多的发展商也把目光开始瞄向怡保这个市场呢??我们就拭目以待吧!!

个人认为,怡保可以搞旅游产业,健康园产业或偏向大自然概念的东西会比较理想。比如以下这三张照片,这是我上个月回怡保时拍的!

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Guide on buying a property in Malaysia

10 steps to buying your dream house in Malaysia

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1. Understand and draft your budget
With the skyrocketing property prices in Malaysia, one must be really clear about managing budgets and debts. To own a real estate, first thing to take note is your budget. If you are a first time buyer, understandably banks will approve you a loan of 90% for as long as it does not exceed one third of your income. But exceptional cases may occur if you hold good past credit records and the bank may permit the monthly instalment to go up to half of your net income.

There are also other expenditures to take into account such as legal fees, stamp duty and government taxes so do not allocate just an exact amount for the property you are purchasing as you may very well go beyond your budget.

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Skyline Industrial Park, Malacca by Jaymuda Group

I have been visiting Malacca quite often recently, most of them were business trips.

I have been giving Property Investment Seminars here.

Bringing overseas investors to invest here.

And also, seeking for opportunities to invest in Malacca properties.

As you know, most of the investors are mainly focusing on these three major cities aka Greater KL, Penang and Iskandar Malaysia. What about Malacca? Are there any investment potentials for this historical city, that have yet to be discovered?

From my survey and observations, besides looking at tourism and hospitality properties in Malacca, you should also look into another niche market – industrial properties.

I’m sure you have already learnt quite a bit on tourism properties in Malacca. Today, I want to shift your focus into Industrial Projects! Get to know more on FACTORIES!

In early August, I was invited to meet up with a Malacca renowned property developer, Jaymuda Group, to check on one of their upcoming launch Industrial Project.

I find it quite interesting, and I’m thinking to share with you here.

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Pan’gaea Eclipse Residence, Cyberjaya by OSK

I often received enquiries from my blog readers asking what kind of property should they buy for their own stay, at the same time is it a good product for investment?

After responding to their email enquiries, I found out that they are mainly young working professionals, who are looking for stylish living home.

Not long ago, I was invited by the local renowned property developer, OSK Property, to check out one of their flagship project at Cyberjaya.

I think today is the best time to blog about their development and I will be doing a quick intro on their self-sustained integrated development in the heart of Cyberjaya called Pan’gaea.

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